Planning Your Wedding Outdoors? Try These Outdoor Wedding Venues

Planning Your Wedding Outdoors? These wedding venues in Metro Detroit can help.

As if planning a wedding isn’t stressful enough already, throwing a pandemic in the mix doesn’t do anyone any favors. Outdoor wedding venues have become a lifeline for couples looking to still host their wedding while taking the health of their loved ones into consideration. There are various Metro Detroit outdoor wedding venues known for their beautiful landscape and outdoor accommodations, and there are a handful of venues now providing tents.

Cherry Creek Golf Club & Banquet Center

The grounds at Cherry Creek Golf Club in Shelby Township are simply beautiful. For years, Mike Staff Productions has been able to witness brides walking down the aisle surrounded by family, friends, nature and an unforgettable view. As a golf course, they have a maintenance team that works 7 days a week to ensure the grounds are in perfect condition. You have your choice of outdoor ceremony locations:

  • Patio in the trees
  • Flower Garden
  • Grass Veranda

Bonus: All ceremony locations have views of the lake.

Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center

With over 500 acres of property at Fox Hills, it’s practically a guarantee that you’ll find the perfect place to photograph or capture video of your first moments as husband and wife surrounded by some pretty breathtaking views of the golf courses, gardens and the overall grounds. Outdoor amenities:

  • Flower Garden
  • Outdoor Deck
  • Garden Gazebo
  • Ceremony Pergola

fox hills outdoor wedding ceremony

Meadow Brook Hall

Meadow Brook Hall’s 14 gardens provide a variety of locations for outdoor wedding ceremonies. Their historical legacy allows guests to walk and dine among fine art, rare decorative arts and architectural craftsmanship. (We think that’s pretty cool!) Let’s talk about their green spaces:

  • Patio Garden
  • Pegasus Garden
  • Rock Garden
  • Garden Tent

Fun Fact: The revenue generated from your outdoor wedding helps to support the preservation of this American estate.

meadowbrook tent outdoor wedding venue

Royal Park Hotel

Royal is in their name and providing elegance and great service is their game! We know a thing or two about their reputation. Mike Staff Productions has been lucky enough to work with the team at Royal Park Hotel for years and years. The Park Pavilion has plenty of space for your ceremony and seated reception. The Paint Creek River, just steps away, is perfect background to capture your memories on camera. You’ll be saying “I do!” under an elegant white canopy appointed with crystal chandeliers and no shortage of visual drama.

royal park hotel outdoor wedding tent


Waldenwoods features over acres of exquisite landscaping and manicured lawns, all overlooking the scenic private lake. The grounds provides a beautiful background for your wedding day events. Waldenwoods offers a Lakeview Tent for your outdoor wedding.

waldenwoods tent outdoor wedding

Addison Oaks

Addison Oaks is a 1,140-acre natural oasis close to home, giving you that serene wedding day destination.

Addison Oaks outdoor wedding

Zingerman Cornman Farms

If a rustic, countryside wedding is your style, Zingerman Cornman Farms is for you. Their 27 rolling acres offer a range of options for your outdoor wedding and wedding photography. Let’s talk about their outdoor spaces:

  • Chef’s Garden
  • Tree Lined Drive
  • Rolling Fields
  • The Grove
  • The Tent Pavilion

Oakland County Metroparks

Looking for a more intimate location? Oakland County Metroparks has over 10 parks with a variety of trails and gazebos to choose from.

Bay Pointe Golf Club

Bay Pointe Golf Club has a ceremony site located directly on Middle Straits Lake, with an indoor/outdoor cocktail hour on their terrace. The scenery is just breathtaking.

wedding ceremony at bay pointe

Sycamore Hills

The gorgeous tranquility of Sycamore Hills is the perfect backdrop for the wedding of your dreams.

Sycamore Hills

War Memorial

The historic 1910 Alger estate, with its enchanting grounds provides the perfect setting for your ceremony, reception, or both. Many couples enjoy the panoramic lakefront views which creates the perfect backdrop for a wedding. From their grand staircase to the beautiful gardens, there are plenty of options to say “I do” at the War Memorial.

outdoor ceremony on steps

Packard Proving Grounds

Packard Proving Grounds is an automotive historic staple in Shelby Township. Established in 1927 by The Packard Motor Car Company, this unique site hosts multiple Albert Kahn designed buildings, located on 17 acres. The tree lined boulevard is a stunning outdoor option, but there are lots of choices on their expansive property.

Packard Proving Grounds outdoor ceremony


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